President Donald Trump's national security adviser insisted that Trump's revelations to Russian officials about activities by the Islamic State group amounted to a routine sharing of information.
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The presidents of the United States and Turkey vowed Tuesday to repair a relationship battered by years of disputes over Syria's civil war and its various fighting groups, even as they broached a new disagreement over U.S. plans…
By Associated Press
The conversation will take place amid reports by The Washington Post that Trump revealed highly classified information to senior Russian officials at a meeting last week, putting a source of intelligence about the Islamic State extremist group at risk.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
President Donald Trump defended revealing information to Russian officials, saying in a pair of tweets Tuesday that he shared "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety" and had "the absolute right" to do so.
As the Islamic State group faces serious losses in Syria and Iraq, some foreign fighters are returning home. Many come from Tunisia, which has a fragile democracy and very real security concerns. What fate do they face, and what does…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump announced the White House is “moving rapidly” to replace former FBI director James Comey. At least eight candidates were interviewed over the weekend. Also, the United Nations is nearly doubling its appeal for…
By Josh Lederman and Vivian Salama, Associated Press
When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits the White House on Tuesday, the most he and President Donald Trump may be able to do is agree to disagree, and move on.
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm Syria's Kurdish fighters "as necessary" to recapture the key Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, despite intense opposition from NATO ally Turkey, which sees the Kurds as terrorists.
Security was on high alert across Cairo as Pope Francis arrived for meetings with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and the leader of Egypt's Coptic Christians and a peace conference for Christians and Muslims. Just three weeks ago, 45 people died when…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Killed in the firefight were Army Sgts. Joshua P. Rodgers, 22, of Bloomington, Illinois, and Cameron H. Thomas, 23, of Kettering, Ohio.
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